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Is it safe to take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) while breastfeeding?

Estrogen: Estrogens can help or hurt, even when properly used! If it is not good in pregnancy (as this get's an "x" rating there), it's probably not good when breast feeding. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Can breast feeding women take yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Probably: Hormonal birth control might affect milk supply, so it's best to use a non-hormone method, like a copper iud. Birth control that doesn't have estrogen, like Nexplanon implants or the mini pill, is probably better than a regular pill like yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). If you start on birth control with hormones, keep track of how much milk you are making, and consider another method if it decreases. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pills to delay period? What are the chances of getting blood clots if you do take them for the first time?

Is it safe to take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pills to delay period? What are the chances of getting blood clots if you do take them for the first time?

Birth control: Millions of women across the world use birth control to regulate their menstrual cycles making them one of the most common medications prescribed of all time. The risk of blood clot formation and someone with no personal or family history is about one per 20, 000 people. This is not much higher than the baseline risk for blood clots non-birth-control users. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pantodac while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take pantodac while breastfeeding?

FDA web stated:: "Limited information indicates that maternal pantoprazole doses of 40 mg daily produce low levels in milk and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants".

It means: shouldn't hurt. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Valium while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take Valium while breastfeeding?

Can affect baby: Most medications have the ability to be passed via breastmilk and you should really think about this and only take meds that are absolutely necessary. If you feel that you must take this med regularly you should contemplate stopping breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Bcaa's while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take Bcaa's while breastfeeding?

Unknown: Branched chain amino acid supplements have not been studied in breastfeeding women to scientifically be able to state that their use is safe. The benefits of BRCAA supplement are not well proven either. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Theraflu while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take Theraflu while breastfeeding?

Avoid using Theraflu: Theraflu contains phenylephrine and chlorpheniramine that may interfere with breast milk supply. Avoid using other antihistamines and decongestants such as pseudoephrine that may also interfere with breast milk supply. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take lorazepam while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take lorazepam while breastfeeding?

Not for the baby: Lorazepam is secreted in breast milk and therefore will affect your baby. May result in difficulty with breathing, slow heart rate and drowsiness in your baby. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take collagen during breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take collagen during breastfeeding?

No problem: Collagen is basically protein & more or less just eating a different protein source like fish or tofu. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take duromine whilst breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take duromine whilst breastfeeding?

Duromine in Lactate: Duromine (phentermine) has been linked with fetal abnormalities in animals and the fda warns against its use in humans who are breast feeding. The drug has also been contraindicated in people who have a history of valvular heart disease or high blood pressure, other cardiovascular diseases and thyroid disease, so be careful taking it after weaning your infant if any of these conditions apply. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take telfast 180mg when breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take telfast 180mg when breastfeeding?

Yes: References cite only 1% of your dose coming across in the breastmilk. I consider it safe and worthwhile when needed for a breastfeeding mom. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take cold medicine while breastfeeding?

Meds & Nursing: Decongestants, expectorants, & Acetaminophen are fine. Avoid all antihistamines (except loratidine) or they may dry up your milk. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take sinarest tablet while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take sinarest tablet while breastfeeding?

No: The acetaminophen is likely safe if taken in small amounts but the antihistamine may cause irritability and abnormal behaviour of your infant. Be safe. All the best. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take st johns wort pills while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take st johns wort pills while breastfeeding?

Should be okay...: Among the infants nursed by mothers taking st. John’s wort, there were reports of adverse events, including colic, drowsines, & lethargy. Some reports in animals suggest that st. John’s wort may reduce milk production. The jury is still out and most experts would allow breastfeeding while taking st. Johns wort with close monitoring for the above issues. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take macca powder while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take macca powder while breastfeeding?

Macra powder: Macra powder is derived from the root of a plant. It has lots of vitamins and other nutritional values. It is safe to use while breastfeeding, but check with your OB to see if there would be too much vitamin content if you are taking a prenatal vitamin as well. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take "it work greens " while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take "it work greens " while breastfeeding?

"Natural": Pregnant and nursing patients should be advised to avoid herbal therapies or supplements. They have the potential for both benefit and harm. Uncertainty in quality and the relatively few well-designed studies make it difficult for physicians to proactively recommend herbal therapies for most patients. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vitex while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitex while breastfeeding?

Probably: I assume you speak of the flowering plant. The transfer to the baby should be minimal if any but those types of supplements do not undergo vigorous safety data analysis, I would avoid it unless u have 2 have it b/c of the lack of data. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take laxatives while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take laxatives while breastfeeding?

Laxatives: Yes so long as there is no ingredient in the laxative mixture that can be secreted in the breast milk. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take fluconazole while breastfeeding?

Probably: There does not seem to be adequate literature to assess the risk of Fluconazole exposure from breastmilk on infants so caution is advised. However, Fluconazole is a drug given to neonates to treat candida. When measuring the amount of the drug excreted in breastmilk it has been found to be less than the prescribed neonatal dose so it is probably safe. Info can be found on drugs. Com/breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take simvastatin while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take simvastatin while breastfeeding?

No: Simvistatin, the generic name for zocor, (simvastatin) is one of a class of drugs called "statins" which are used to lower cholesterol, and, specifically, ldl. It is strongly recommended to stop using this class of medication during pregnancy and nursing. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a probiotic while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take a probiotic while breastfeeding?

Yes: Probiotics are just bacteria, the healthy kind that live in your intestine and similar to what you might find in yogurt. While some medications are unsafe in pregnancy and with breast feeding, probiotics generally are not. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take relis while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take relis while pregnant or breastfeeding?

What are Rells?: I can't find any information about rells...? ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Xanax (alprazolam) while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take Xanax (alprazolam) while breastfeeding?

Other option better: There are other medications that are shorter-acting that would be safer. Xanax (alprazolam) can cause babies to be too sleepy or irritable. They can also suffer withdrawal symptoms if the mother has been on it (exposing them) and it is discontinued. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take prezis while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Do you mean Prezista (darunavir): Prezista (darunavir) is a category c drug. Caution advised but the benefits may out weigh risks in some patients. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take oprostol while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take oprostol while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: Do you mean misoprostol?

Not safe if you are pregnant. This will lead to a potential miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a Xanax (alprazolam) once while breastfeeding?

Probably ok: Taking a single dose of Xanax (alprazolam) (such as before a medical procedure) usually does not cause any problems, and many healthcare providers recommend that women continue breastfeeding as usual after a single Xanax (alprazolam) dose. Problems are more likely to occur when women take Xanax (alprazolam) on a regular basis because it is transferred into the breastmilk. Xanax (alprazolam) can cause drowsiness and feeding problems in babies. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take st. John’s wort while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take st. John’s wort while pregnant or breastfeeding?

NO!: Some reports of birth defects in fetuses and problems with nursing babies whose mothers use st john's wort. Best to avoid during pregnancy and lactation. See . ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vis it safe to take while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: If you are asking whether or not you can take vitamins while pregnant or breastfeeding then the answer is yes. It is recommended that pregnant women take a multivitamin while pregnant for the Folic Acid and iron. Any adult multivitamin or two flintstones a day is more than sufficient. You should not take more than the recommended dose however. You can develop toxicities if you take too much. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 5mg of Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) while breastfeeding?

Should be: If needed for your medical condition, then should be ok. If being used to help weight loss, then would not use until you've stopped breastfeeding ...Read more

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Is it safe to take biotin 10000 mcg, when I am breastfeeding my 4 months baby?

Is it safe to take biotin 10000 mcg, when I am breastfeeding my 4 months baby?

Why so much biotin?: The recommended daily dosage of biotin is 30-100 mcg per day. There is no benefit to taking such a high daily dose of biotin. Biotin is a water soluble vitamin- the excess will end up in the urine and possibly into your breastmilk. I don't recommend taking such a high dose of biotin while breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take "bayer back and body" every six hours, while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take "bayer back and body" every six hours, while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding: In general, it is best to avoid medications unless they are critical to your well being. Please speak with your cardiologist regarding the necessity of Bayer (aspirin) for your health. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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